Top hotels for horse racing fans

Every year hundreds of spectacular race days take place that offer a hugely entertaining blend of horse racing drama along with some enticing betting opportunities. And what better way to savour some of the action than by knowing you have the perfect horse racing accommodation sorted too.

Many hotels near historic racecourses will aim to attract the discerning racing enthusiast by putting on some race-friendly offers. So from special discounts for racing families to even just a complementary newspaper showing the latest Cheltenham Festival betting form, here are some of the top hotels for horse racing fans.

Lingfield Park

But if you’re looking to extend your stay at the track, then checking out the Marriott Hotel that overlooks the racecourse could provide you with the amazing opportunity to watch your winner cross the line from the comfort of your bed!



The Cheltenham Festival is one of the UK’s premier racing attractions, and those seeking to bet on a winner would be well-advised to book a room at the luxurious Cotswold Grange hotel that is based on the site of some of the very first Cheltenham horse racing events.

One of the Cheltenham Festival’s most successful gamblers – JP McManus – reportedly stayed here, so if you’re looking to repeat his success, check out the latest free bets and news stories for the Cheltenham races at the site for tips straight from the horse’s mouth, literally.



Those in the north-west would find a horse-racing paradise at the Crown and Mitre hotel near the Carlisle Racetrack.

Not only does the glamorous hotel offer you the perfect haven to relax and count your race-day winnings, but they also offer race day tickets included in the price of standard or double rooms complete with a traditional Cumbrian breakfast to ensure that you are well-fuelled for a solid day’s racing and betting entertainment.



Anybody who’s been involved in a little Cheltenham Festival betting will know how popular this is amongst the legions of Irish race fans who attend this event. So if you’re looking to experience the best in Irish racing, then a trip to the Leopardstown racecourse near Dublin is a must.

With the Irish being so renowned for their friendly hospitality, it’s no surprise to find that hotels such as the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan offer special racing deals that includes free transfers to the racecourse, tickets to a race day of your choice, and of course, that all-important full Irish breakfast to give you the extra strength to cheer on your winner!

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